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Gunnar Eriksson (Composer, Arranger)

Born: Sweden

Gunnar Eriksson teaches choir and ensemble conducting at the State College of Music and the State Opera College at the University of Göteborg, in Sweden’s second-largest city. He founded and directs the Rilke Ensemble, a twelve-voice mixed ensemble named “Choir of the Year” in 2004 by the Swedish Choral Centre. Gunnar Eriksson is also the leader of the Göteborg Chamber Choir, which has existed for over 25 years and has recorded some 20 albums and made several tours around the world. He spends most of his spare time traveling around the world conducting and teaching choirs and their leaders.

Source: Chicago a Capella Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2008)

Use of Chorale Melodies in his works

Title

Chorale Melody

Year

Komm süsser Tod, for chorus (after Bach)

Komm süßer Tod

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